Alexandria Police Dept

Alexandria Police Dept - Jocelyn Thomson 2/25/08 Police I...

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Jocelyn Thomson 2/25/08 Police I am from Alexandria, Virginia and will be researching the City of Alexandria Police Department (www.alexandriava.gov). Within the Alexandria Police Department’s website was a link to another page aiding in more information (www.alexandria.gov/police). Be prepared to stop in the name of the law. The Alexandria Police Department has been internationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) since 1986. Additionally, The Alexandria Police Department was reaccredited in 1991,1996,2001,2004, and 2007. CALEA accreditation is a rigorous and difficult process. When achieved it affirms the professional status of law enforcement agencies around the world leading this to be a significant accomplishment for the men and women of the department. Alexandria maintains a “modern, highly trained, technically skilled, energetic, diverse and well- equipped” police department. Alexandria’s Police Department currently has an authorized strength of 320 sworn and 138 civilian employees. This staff provides efficient service to residents, visitors and businesses in the City of Alexandria. You have the right to remain silent as I educate you on the City of Alexandria’s Police department. The police offer various services to the community to include animal control/protection, concealed weapons permit, fingerprinting, firearms registration/handgun purchases, as well as providing the Virginia state police sex offenders’ registry site. These descriptions, online, along with many others, give a positive impression of all the resources of the police department as well as how to get in contact with them. While helping the community in numerous ways the police department asks the community for
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course CRM 204 taught by Professor Bumbler during the Spring '08 term at Cabrini University.

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